Al ways use common sense
It is not possib le to cover every conceivable situation you
can face when using a chain saw. Always exercise care and
use your common sense. Avoid all situations which you
consider to be beyond your capability. If you still feel
uncertain about operating procedures after reading these
instructions, you should consult an expert before continuing.
Do not hesitate to contact your dealer or us if you have any
questions about the use of the chain saw. We will willingly be
of service and provide you with advice as well as help you to
use your chain saw both efﬁciently and safely. Attend a
training course in chain saw usage if possible. Your dealer,
forestry school or your library can provide information about
which training materials and courses are available.
Work is constantly in progress to improve the design and
technology - improvements that increase your safety and
efﬁciency. Visit your dealer regularly to see whether you
can beneﬁt from new features that have been introduced.
P ersonal protective equipment
WARNING! Most chain saw accidents
happen when the chain touches the
operator. You must use approved
personal protective equipment whenever
you use the machine. Personal protective
equipment cannot eliminate the risk of
injury but it will reduce the degree of
injury if an accident does happen. Ask
your dealer for help in choosing the right
Approved protective helmet
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GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS
Protective goggles or a visor
Gloves with saw protection
Trousers with saw protection
Boots with saw protection, steel toe-cap and non-slip
Always have a ﬁrst aid kit nearby.
Fire Extinguisher and Shovel
Generally clothes should be close-ﬁtting without
restricting your freedom of movement.
IMPORTANT! Sparks can come from the mufﬂer, the bar
and chain or other sources. Always have ﬁre
extinguishing tools available if you should need them.
Help prevent forest ﬁres.
Machine' ' ' ' s safety equipment
In this section the machine's safety features and their
function are explained. For inspection and maintenance
see instructions under the heading Checking, maintaining
and servicing chain saw safety equipment. See
instructions under the heading, What is what?, to ﬁnd
where these parts are located on your machine.
The life span of the machine can be reduced and the risk
of accidents can increase if machine maintenance is not
carried out correctly and if service and/or repairs are not
carried out professionally. If you need further information
please contact your nearest service workshop.
WARNING! Never use a machine with
defective safety components. Safety
equipment must be inspected and
maintained. See instructions under the
heading Checking, maintaining and
servicing chain saw safety equipment. If
your machine does not pass all the
checks, take the saw to a servicing
dealer for repair.
Chain brake and front hand guard
Your chain saw is equipped with a chain brake that is
designed to stop the chain if you get a kickback. The chain
brake reduces the risk of accidents, but only you can
Take care when using your saw and make sure the
kickback zone of the bar never touches any object.